EDMONTON, Canada (September 30, 2017) – The beat continues today for the popular World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), headlined by World Boxing Council (WBC) Cruiserweight World Champion Mairis Briedis’ (22-0, 18 KOs) world defense title against Cuban-born challenger Mike “The Rebel” Perez (22-2-1, 14 KOs) in quarterfinals action, airing live (2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT start) in Canada exclusively on Super Channel from Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia.
Canadian boxing fans can watch all the $50-million WBSS action live, including this afternoon’s “Briedis vs. Perez” card, exclusively on Super Channel, which acquired the rights in Canada to broadcast the World Boxing Super Series from MP & Silva, a leading international media company that provides media rights, digital, technology and sponsorship services.
The “Briedis vs. Perez” winner will advance to the WBSS semifinals to face the No. 1 seed, undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) cruiserweight champion Oleksandr “The Cat” Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs), who knocked out former world champion Marco Huck in the 10th round of their WBSS quarterfinals fight earlier this month in Berlin.
“It is a great honor for me and for Latvia to have such a big fight and tournament in our country,” Briedis said. “I am looking forward to showing that Latvia is not only a country with singers and dancers, but also some world-class boxing. There is some pressure on my shoulders, fighting in front of a sold-out arena, but I am sure I can handle it.”
“I am ready to fight,” Perez commented. “I can’t wait! It will definitely be a good fight.”
Four exciting bouts on the “Briedis vs. Perez” card, promoted by Sauerland Event, will air today in Canada exclusively on Super Channel.
All WBSS fights will also be available on Super Channel On Demand.
Super Channel has recently aired major boxing events live like Brook vs. Spence Jr., Pacquiao-Horn, Eubank, Jr. vs. Abraham, Lomachenko vs.Marriaga and Crawford vs. Indongo.
To watch all the World Boxing Super Series action live, as well as more exciting boxing to come, fight fans in Canada can contact their local cable provider to subscribe to Super Channel and all that it offers, including premium series, movies and much more, for as low as $9.95 per month.
Mairis Briedis vs. Mike Perez World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Quarter-final to Air on AT&T AUDIENCE Network
Saturday’s World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight quarter-final between WBC champion Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez will air live to tape on AT&T AUDIENCE Network at 7 p.m. ET to 9 p.m. ET from a sold out Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia.
This weekend’s quarter-final will begin after NCAA Football action on AUDIENCE Network and fans can catch the rest of the quarter-finals that take place in Europe on AUDIENCE Network during that same 7 p.m. ET to 9 p.m. ET slot.
Pre-fight coverage on AUDIENCE Network On Demand and DIRECTV NOW continues through the remaining quarter-final matchups concluding with the Juergen Braehmer vs. Rob Brant super middleweight showdown.
AUDIENCE Network is available to DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW, U-verse, and AT&T UNLIMITED PLUS customers. It can be found on DIRECTV Channel 239, U-verse Channel 1114, and on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW, and U-verse apps.